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Strawberry fields forever | CoMo Homestead
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The worms are going to eat well tonight!The worms are going to eat well tonight!
3.6 lb of strawberries ready to become jam3.6 lb of strawberries ready to become jam
Strawberry invasionStrawberry invasion
Strawberries prepped for freezingStrawberries prepped for freezing
  • The worms are going to eat well tonight!
  • 3.6 lb of strawberries ready to become jam
  • Strawberry invasion
  • Strawberries prepped for freezing

We are definitely in the middle of major strawberry production time. Substantial yields started last week, and this week we’ve been picking 2+ pounds every other day.

We don’t seem to be eating as many straight out of the garden as we did last year, but that’s no problem because it leaves more for freezing and jam.

The torrential rains over the last week have done a number on the strawberries, causing them to split, go bad more quickly and develop fruit rot. So far the fruit rot has been much much less than last year, so I’m hoping the path I carved out of the middle of the bed is helping by providing more air circulation and light.

What’s your favourite way to eat strawberries?

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